Historically, traditional Chambers of Commerce lack the equity lens needed to effectively support and promote Black owned businesses. Membership with the Albany Black Chamber of Commerce earns you the advocacy and representation you have been looking for to take your business to the next level and move the needle on the Black economic agenda in the Capital Region.
At Albany Black Chamber of Commerce, we offer membership opportunities for individuals, executives, and professionals dedicated to fostering economic growth, community engagement, and personal development within the Greater Capital Region.
Here's a snapshot of what you can expect with your ABCC membership:
Connect and Network: Dive into an ecosystem of driven professionals and entrepreneurs. It's a space to share ideas and spark collaborations that can lead to real business growth, all dedicated to nurturing economic vitality and inclusivity.
Tools for Success: Access various resources such as mentoring, educational workshops, and business development programs intentionally tailored to assist your business to thrive and reach its fullest potential.
Advocacy: Your voice matters, and we make sure it's heard by advocating for business-friendly policies at all levels of government.
Community Strength: As a member, you're part of a collective force that can shape economic trends and create business opportunities in our area.
Influence and Innovation: As a member, you're invited to serve on committees to influence the Chamber's initiatives. This is your platform to mold and refine our programming, resources, and events, ensuring they resonate with your business objectives and enhance your involvement in the Capital Region's economy.
Insider Info: Our newsletter will keep you updated on the latest ABCC events, member achievements, and economic trends that affect our region.
Stay Informed: With regular email updates, you'll never miss out on important ABCC news and announcements.
Online Directory: Increase your visibility through our online member directory—a great tool for networking and new opportunities.
Exclusive Discounts: Save money with special deals from other local businesses, strengthening the economic fabric of our community. Plus, you receive member rate access to ABCC spaces for your meetings.
ABCC Swag: Display your commitment to our collective growth with high-quality ABCC merchandise.
To protect the Albany Black Chamber of Commerce from companies attempting to purchase individual accounts, we have established the following guidelines:
Individual Membership: Membership is intended solely for individuals, executives, and professionals. It is not available for companies, organizations, or any business entities.
Non-Transferable: Memberships are non-transferable and may not be shared, resold, or used by anyone other than the registered member.
No Company Representation: Members may not use their individual membership to imply or suggest that ABCC endorses or is affiliated with their business or professional services.
Professional and Ethical Conduct: Members are expected to uphold professional and ethical conduct in all interactions, embodying the values and principles of ABCC.
Community Engagement: We encourage our members to actively participate in ABCC events, engage with the community, and contribute to the growth and prosperity of the Albany Black business network.
This membership level is open to individuals only, and we are committed to ensuring that the integrity of our membership structure is upheld. By adhering to these guidelines, we can maintain the authenticity and purpose of the Albany Black Chamber of Commerce.